Small Acreage Management

Understanding Your Land Understanding Your Land
Your source for information and educational materials for sustainably managing your land. To improve your land stewardship, it is essential to understand the resources on your land (Soil, water, animals, plants, and air) and develop a custom management plan based on your property goals. Learn more

Hot Topics & News

grazing guide Dryland Pasture Condition Assessment & Guidelines for Colorado Small Acreages
This guide will help pasture managers assess pasture condition and offer suggestions for improvements. Learn more
Rainwater Collection Rainwater Collection
Colorado residents can now legally collect up to 110 gallons of rain for outdoor use.
New Factsheet.
Residential Rainwater Collection Webinar.
Colorado Small Acreage Services Database Colorado Small Acreage Services Database
Have some work to do on your property and looking for some resources to help you get it done? Find local resources, contractors, and suppliers in your area. Learn more
Current Newsletter - Winter 2017 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The spring newsletter includes: Spring Cleaning Includes Reducing Fire Hazards Around Your Home, Grape Phylloxera in Colorado, Spiffy Online Solar Calculator, Uncovering the Mystery of Cover Crops, Healthy Families and Flocks, Big Gun Irrigation Can Increase Hay Production, and Non-Structural Carbohydrates in Horses and the Role of Forages. Learn more.
Healthy Living with Goats Healthy Living with Goats
An overview of health issues for the backyard farmer. More info.
Small Acreage Irrigation Guide Small Acreage Irrigation Guide
Water rights, uses, irrigation management, and overview of irrigation systems and pumps. Download guide.
Small Acreage Success Story Small Acreage Success Story
Landowner shares his experience with pasture management. Watch now.
Colorado Forage Guide Colorado Forage Guide
Read about common Colorado forages; their uses, management, and seeding. Download guide.

2017 Events Calendar

  Native Plant Master® Program
May 11 Water and Ditches
May 11 Critters in your Garden
May 19 Habitat Restoration on Small Acreage
May 25 Grasses for Forage and Reclamation
June 8 Poultry Disease and Biosecurity
June 10 Mountain Plant Sale
June 29 Weed ID and Management
July 13 Grazing Management


Updated Monday May 22 2017